Customer Liaison Officer

Job Description

Annual salary: up to £25,200.00

Customer Liaison Officer

Milton Keynes

Full Time Permanent.

Salary up to £25,200 per annum, plus, company van & fuel card.

We are the largest provider of repairs and maintenance, and regeneration services across the UK. Mears provide tailored rapid-response and planned maintenance services through partnering arrangements with more than 70 local authorities, Arm's Length Management Organisations and Housing Associations.

About the Role:

We are seeking a Customer Liaison Officer to join our team. You will be working alongside Milton Keynes Borough Council in our Social housing background, providing a stable and profitable contract, delivering excellent service and support through our local teams, who understand the importance of working together for the local community

A Customer Liaison Officer within our Milton Keynes branch you will positively represent Mears, working closely with the contract operational team and customers daily.  Provide front facing support and advice as required and delivering proactive communication throughout the works life cycle.  Putting the customer at the heart of everything we do; ensuring we meet the needs of the business, our clients, and our customers.

  • Provide a front-line professional service to all customers - pro-actively deliver a positive experience 
  • Coordinate and deliver all customer operational related tasks and communication materials as appropriate
  • Ensure customer appointments are attended on time and to standard 
  • Proactively support the Group Customer Success Manager as required 
  • Encourage positive relationships between Mears and the customer, ensuring all actions are followed up and communicated effectively 
  • Support customer engagement activities across all channels 
  • Support Customer Service Centre with resolution of front-line complaints and queries 
  • Act as a champion for social value, red thread and internal communications 
  • Engage customers in a positive way, involve them in the overall delivery process, keeping them informed of progress on works and manage expectations 
  • Convey accurate and timely information to customers and operational team, in clear simple terms 
  • Ensure customers opinions are acknowledged and feedback into operational teams - champion customer insight solution 
  •  Support delivery of customer training to operational teams 
  • Act as a Mears brand ambassador 
  • Ensure all related policy, process and procedures are fully adhered to 

Role Criteria:

  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Experience of working in a similar position 
  • A proven track record of working in a customer care environment. 
  • Strong I.T skills particularly in Microsoft Word and Excel. 
  • Good written & verbal communication skills in English 
  • Excellent numeracy skills 

All our roles require candidates to have the entitlement to work within the UK, Mears does not currently offer visa sponsorship.

Benefits we can offer you

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Annual Mears Fun Day - Our annual Fun Day is organised as a massive thank you from the Executive team for all the hard work!
  • Volunteering Leave - Mears supports employees to undertake paid volunteering in the community, in support of our social value commitment.
  • Staff perks with Mears Rewards - discounts of up to 10% weekly groceries, holidays, eye test vouchers, Share save scheme, plus much more
  • Family friendly policies
  • Company Van, Fuel Card and Uniform

To apply, follow the link below or to discuss your application further please contact Laura Bourne on laura.bourne mearsgroup.co.uk

Mears Group is a Disability Confident employer and recognises our people as our greatest asset, we hire individuality, recognising and valuing everyone is individual and ensuring equal access to opportunities for all regardless of social economic background or individual make up.

Candidates should be aware that all our roles are subject to relevant DBS/Security checks either before or upon commencement of employment.